Category Archives: Products

Mount Airey Group and Acuant Partner to Launch First-to-Market Chip Reader Technology for Passport Authentication

By | March 21, 2017

LOS ANGELES, March 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Mount Airey Group, Inc., a premier provider of identity solutions to federal agencies, is partnering with Acuant, a leading provider of data capture and authentication solutions, to launch the industry’s most comprehensive authentication solution for border control minimizing the acceptance of fraudulent passports. Acuant’s newly developed chip reader technology, Acuant CHIPTM,… Read More »

Westpac to Launch Australia’s First Wearable Payments Devices

By | March 21, 2017

Anyone who has recently complained the big banks aren’t innovative enough to keep up with tech-loving millennials will today be eating their words. Australia’s oldest bank today announced it will launch the country’s first wearable payments devices, along with a new mobile feature, the “Westpac Keyboard”, which will enable customers to make payments within popular social messaging apps.… Read More »

When Payment Cards Become Biometric

By | March 15, 2017

IN  SPITE OF THE DIVERSITY OF PAYMENT METHODS, PAYMENT CARDS REMAIN A VITAL PART OF EVERYDAY LIFE AND POPULAR WITH THE GENERAL PUBLIC. BY INCORPORATING BIOMETRICS, THEY ARE CONTINUING TO EVOLVE IN RESPONSE TO THE DUAL IMPERATIVE OF SIMPLICITY OF USE AND REINFORCEMENT OF CONSUMER SAFETY. Just as some payment networks are establishing two-factor authentication systems for online… Read More »

Visa’s New Contactless Payment Card is a Pair of Sunglasses

By | March 14, 2017

Visa announced today that it will be starting a new pilot program of contactless payment-enabled sunglasses. The glasses, pictured above, appear to be a regular pair of shades — with the addition of a small contactless card that allows the sunglasses to work as a contactless payment method. The pilot program will take place at the World Surf… Read More »

ITW Security Division’s Passport Laminates Have Variable Data Security Covered

By | March 13, 2017

Passport documents by their very nature require the variable data of each holder to be secure and protected from fraudulent activity. It is essential that these pages are adequately protected from tampering and alteration, however the recent proliferation in the number of passport technologies has meant that there is a wider than ever need for effective solutions that… Read More »

State Of Washington Produces New, Highly Secure, ID Cards And Driver Licenses

By | March 13, 2017

OLYMPIA, Wash., March 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The Washington State Department of Licensing (DOL) deployed its new State Identification (IDs) and Driver License (DLs) system with its partner Valid USA based in Lisle, IL. It includes back office functions and pilot sites at DOL Shelton and Lacey offices. The new ID/DL central issuance system (CIS) provides licensing offices efficient… Read More »

Starchip Ships Over 1 Billion Secure Chips

By | March 13, 2017

StarChip, a subsidiary of Safran Identity & Security, announced today the shipment of its 1 billionth secure microcontroller. StarChip has reached this important milestone less than four years after the successful release of its first secure SIM controller, positioning the company as a key player and competitive force for the supply of security chips.      StarChip offers… Read More »

Wonderful colours in ANYpassport specimen will be introduced at ID4Africa in Namibia

By | March 9, 2017

09. March 2017. ANY Security Printing Company PLC is glad to introduce its ANYpassport specimen. The passport booklet is an Electronic Passport that contains a number of high security features available on the market and unique features as well. Further to the high security elements, the applied offset security inks that have been developed by the experts working… Read More »

Barclaycard Accelerates Embedding of Contactless Payment Into Any New Watch

By | March 8, 2017

Barclaycard has signed a partnerships with Tappy that will see its bPay contactless payment technology embedded into watches, jewellery and other wearable items. Tappy plays a strategic role in developing a wearable payment ecosystem, that bridges financial technology, banks, card networks and regulators. It has created a complete hardware solution that is simple to build into any watch.… Read More »

Kerv Wearables Launches Contactless Payment Ring at Wearable Technology Show 2017

By | March 8, 2017

KERV WEARABLES, LONDON, HAS TODAY LAUNCHED ITS CONTACTLESS PAYMENT RING, ENABLING THE WEARER TO MAKE A CONTACTLESS PAYMENT ANYWHERE THAT ALLOWS MASTERCARD CONTACTLESS TRANSACTIONS. The launch comes shortly after Mastercard has granted approval for the Kerv ring, as an M/Chip contactless payment device. M/Chip, is Mastercard proprietary technology that meets EMV standards for interoperable, reliable and safe payments… Read More »

OPTAGLIO Wins New Deals

By | March 7, 2017

OPTAGLIO has announced several new contracts for its anti-counterfeiting product, OPTAGLIO OVImage. According to the company, OPTAGLIO OVImage protects against counterfeiting and enables users to identify a particular document, even if it has been tampered with. OPTAGLIO says: “Security holograms are generally accepted as the strongest available anti-counterfeit protection measure. Imitation of advanced security holograms is impossible or… Read More »

CardLogix Introduces M.O.S.T. Card® C9 Series

By | March 7, 2017

Irvine, CA – March 7, 2017 – CardLogix Corporation, leading smart card manufacturer and software developer, announced today the newest addition to its flagship M.O.S.T. Card® C Series—M.O.S.T. Card C9. The M.O.S.T. Card C9 dual-interface microprocessor smart card is built on a single, CC EAL5+ certified silicon, computer chip that communicates to both contact and contactless readers to… Read More »

A London Startup Building a Contactless Bitcoin Card has Raised £2.5 Million

By | March 6, 2017

LONDON — Bitcoin debit card provider Wirex has raised £2.45 ($3 million) to launch a contactless card that lets you spend the cryptocurrency. London-based Wirex has raised the money from Japanese financial services group SBI Holdings’s £215 million ($265 million) fintech venture capital fund, one of the world’s largest. Wirex, founded in 2014, offers cards that look and… Read More »

OT Delivers a Full eSIM Solution for Windows 10 to Revolutionize Laptop and Notebook Connectivity

By | March 6, 2017

OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products, services and solutions, today announced the availability of a full GSMA Consumer Phase 2 eSIM (embedded SIM) solution validated for Microsoft Windows 10. This solution is set to transform connectivity usage to the great advantage of laptop and notebook computer users, offering them wider coverage and… Read More »

Optaglio – Interest in “Document´s Fingerprint” is Growing

By | March 6, 2017

OPTAGLIO today announced several new negotiated contracts on its new product, OPTAGLIO OVImage which fully protects against counterfeiting and also enables to identify a particular document. The document can be identified even if it has been tampered.  Security holograms are generally accepted as the strongest available anti-counterfeit protection measure. Imitation of advanced security holograms is impossible or close… Read More »

Evolis Launches Edikio

By | March 5, 2017

volis, the worldwide leader in plastic card personalization solutions, has developed three new all-in-one solutions for price labeling on plastic cards that meet the diverse needs of small, independent food retailers up to large retail outlets. No more hassles of illegible and unattractive labeling! With these office solutions for the design and printing of price tags, the retailer… Read More »

COMPRION eUICC Profile Manager Supporting Phase Two of GSMA Specifications for Consumer Devices

By | March 1, 2017

March 01, 2017 COMPRION’s modular tool for efficient eUICC life-cycle management now supports phase 2 of the GSMA specifications for consumer devices. Phase 2 of SGP.21 and SGP.22 will be the new basis for worldwide interoperability of Remote SIM Provisioning for consumer devices. The eUICC Profile Manager for phase 2 will be introduced at the Mobile World Congress… Read More »

G&D Integrates with Otono to Reduce Cost and Accelerate Installations of eSIM Management Solutions

By | March 1, 2017

G&D integrates with Otono to reduce cost and accelerate installations of eSIM management solutions MUNICH, GERMANY (March 1st, 2017) – Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) is teaming up with Otono Networks to simplify and drastically reduce the cost of deployment of eSIM solutions for carriers around the world. The partners have now combined the G&D eSIM Management platform and… Read More »

G&D and Caixabank give away operative wristbands for contactless payments among MWC visitors

By | February 28, 2017

Barcelona, February 28, 2017 – Giesecke & Devrient (G&D), in collaboration with CaixaBank, will distribute wearable wristbands for contactless payments among MWC 2017 attendees. The wristbands, manufactured by G&D, are lightweight, submersible and ergonomically designed. These certified by Visa devices have an initial balance to be used in shops in Barcelona and worldwide There will be 936 million… Read More »

IDEX and Card Tech launch biometric dual interface Smartcard programme with top-tier card integrator

By | February 28, 2017

Oslo, Norway – 28 February 2017 – IDEX, a leading developer of advanced fingerprint solutions for mass markets, has received initial orders from Card Tech, a company focused on creating innovative and user friendly security solutions on cards. The order is for IDEX’s next generation touch fingerprint sensor, which enables secure authentication in standard contactless and contact cards. IDEX… Read More »